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Sign - Black Magic Chocolates, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 921110

Black Magic Chocolates advertising sign, circa 1950, displayed at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North.

The Old Lolly Shop was a milk bar opened and run by Elizabeth and Henry Cohen at 314 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North, from 1939 to 1975.
Wooden rectangular shaped sign of portrait design. Ground colour cream with painted image of man and woman (heads only) and floral spray of mauve roses. Text along bottom edge. Reverse plan, remnants of orange paint on frame.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 93.20 cm (Height), 5.00 cm (Width), 68.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising signs, confectioneries, jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, shops, working life
Themes this item is part of: Old Lolly Shop Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: advertising
Inscriptions: Text: We know that/BLACK MAGIC Chocolates/ARE THE/BEST!
Date Made: circa 1950
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950-1975

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